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7 Jun

7 Skincare Secrets Models Know (That You Don’t)

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We are just as obsessed with model secrets as you are—I mean, how do they get their skin to glow so effortlessly? We couldn't help but wonder. So, to find answers to all of our burning skincare questions, we went through our past interviews and exclusives with our favourite models to uncover their most interesting advice. Spoiler: Sliced potatoes help with under-eye circles.

 
Don't remove your eye makeup with a makeup wipe.

Photo: Getty Images
Photo: Getty Images
Jaimie King: "What I do for mascara that’s very gentle is I wash my face, put the water on lukewarm, and take my fingers and gently rub my eyelashes under the water. And then you take your mascara off gently like that. Just gently massage your...
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6 Jun

6 Things Every NYC Girl Has In Her Makeup Bag

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It's already been established that L.A. and NYC girls have different philosophies when it comes to beauty. While a west coast gal may opt for winged liner on a first date, the city girl prefers to keep her look more low key. There's no right or wrong way to approach makeup, and everyone's personal aesthetic contributes to the always-changing beauty trends. So what makeup products are New Yorkers loving at the moment? We talked to 6 of them and one thing is for sure, these ladies always have their favourite highlighter on hand and a bold lip is a quintessential accessory.

 
Pamela Katz, DJ & Model

Photo: @pamelakatz
Photo: @pamelakatz
Favourite thing about makeup: "I love how makeup has the ability to give me an alter-ego. When I...
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6 Jun

Are Your Knees Making You Look Older?

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Question: I'm a fit woman in my mid-30s, but lately, I've noticed sagging skin around my kneecaps. It wasn't there a couple of years ago, and it's making my legs look older than they really are. What non-invasive treatment options do I have? Answer: Knee wrinkles might seem like a silly concern—we can almost picture the SNL skit advertising the magic product to fix them—but according to Dr. Aaron Rollins, who specializes in laser and liposuction at Elite Body Sculpture in NYC, "they're actually a common complaint, even among patients in their late 20s to early 30s. Most often, the sagging skin in that area is due to weight loss, but natural loss of elasticity and sun damage also play a role as you age." But it's important to note, says Rollins, that...
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6 Jun

This Is What Sitting All Day Does To Your Butt

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If you have a desk job, chances are you’re sitting in your chair for 8+ hours each day. When you get up every now and then, maybe you notice your tush is a little sore. Or perhaps you’ve checked yourself out lately and notice a little less perk than you used to have. Well, it’s not just your imagination. While all that excess typing and minimal moving may be good for your career, it’s not all that great for your butt. But don’t quit your day job—there are steps you can take to keep that booty popping.   It’s not the squishing of your cheeks that’s a problem, but the fact that while you’re hard at work, your butt’s not working at all. “When you sit all day, basically what...
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3 Jun

If You Want to Be a Model, Watch Your DMs Carefully

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When New York City–based actress Coco Baudelle sat down for lunch at the Lower East Side hipster eatery Dimes precisely 83 weeks ago, she didn't think much of the post-meal Instagram the restaurant later posted. She certainly didn't expect that photo to lead to a modeling career.

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"I thought I was the opposite of what the modeling world is looking for," she says. "I'm short, petite in every way, I have a weird tooth." But it was that photo that caught the attention ofGlossier founder and CEO Emily Weiss, who subsequently slid into her DMs. "I thought it was a prank because I was a pretty big fan of Into the...
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2 Jun

Ashley Tisdale’s New Makeup Line Is Stunning And Affordable

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Ashley Tisdale, she of the rose gold hair, just launched her new cosmetics line and you’re going to want to try everything in it. The collection, which is called Illuminate, includes shadow and cheek palettes, along with lip gloss and lip and cheek tints.

I can’t believe there is only ONE more day until Illuminate is here! So so excited! I know you are going to love it!! ❤️❤️❤️
Ashley Tisdale(@ashleytisdale)님이 게시한 동영상님, 2016 5월 26 오전 10:08 PDT

Since most of the products are multi-functional, you’ll get a variety of looks in one package. It’s affordable too — the lip glosses and tints are priced at $9 while the 12-color eye and cheek palettes are $18.

What are you waiting 4? Only FOUR more...
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2 Jun

Why Your Moisturizer Isn’t Actually Doing Its Job

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No matter what the season, making sure our skin is on-point can be a struggle. Whether you're breaking out due to hormones or the sun is causing you to dry out, skin care is a round-the-clock job that can take up an entire shelf (if not more) of beauty products — no judgment here. And, if you're anything like us, your patience often wears thin on the trial-run for those aforementioned products. If your face wash doesn't fulfill its promise of glowing skin within two weeks, you toss it aside. As for your new night cream or gentle moisturizer, if those dry or red patches don't clear up ASAP, that cream doesn't see the light of day again. To help ease our...
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2 Jun

The French Girl Guide to Growing Out Your Bangs

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Even if you’re the kind of girl who has nerves of steel when it comes to cutting your hair, snipping a curtain across your forehead is one of those intoxicatingly risky beauty moves that requires months of patience to be undone. Or does it? Spotted at the Tale of Tales premiere in London yesterday, Stacy Martin offered living proof that skipping the seemingly inevitable awkward stage of growing out your bangs is as simple as starting with the right set in the first place. Since trading in her long waves for a chin-length bob last year, the Franco-English actress has steadily grown out her eyelash-skimming fringe without so much as a bobby pin or a transitional face-framing braid, thanks to a...
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2 Jun

3 Hair Colours Every Cool Girl Will Have This Season

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Because our editorial director, Faith, so eloquently broke down what defines an L.A. girl, complete with seasonal hair trends and frayed denim cutoffs, I thought it necessary to rep the East Coast for a minute. New Yorkers, as our black-on-black ensembles and edgy haircuts would suggest, are a bit moodier. While L.A. has Marissa Cooper and Blake Lively, we’re more akin to the likes of Chloë Sevigny, Alexa Chung, and Carrie Bradshaw (for the uptown set). It’s an understated cool that keeps our skin bare and our pace quick. We walk and talk a mile a minute, so it’s only natural that our hair colour matches our disposition: trendy, alternative, and restless (as in, we’re down to change it quite often)....
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1 Jun

Bella Hadid Just Landed A HUGE Beauty Gig (And A Web Series)

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Just in case it wasn't already clear that Bella Hadid is right on track for world domination, the model just scored her first major beauty contract—and it's huge. Yesterday, Dior Makeup announced that Hadid will be its newest ambassador.

So beyond excited to announce that I am the new ambassador and face for @DiorMakeup !!! What a dream come true. Can't wait for the show today at Blenheim Palace ❤️ @dior #happiness #cruise
Bella Hadid(@bellahadid)님이 게시한 사진님, 2016 5월 31 오전 5:50 PDT

Hadid broke the news via her Instagram. Not so coincidentally, this was just hours before she walked the label's Cruise 17 show in England.

Photo: Getty/Adrian Dennis
Photo: Getty/Adrian Dennis
Fresh off her debut, she'll also be starring in a web series titled "Dior Makeup Live With Bella...
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